The Boys in Company C

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Cowritten by director Sidney J. Furie, The Boys in Company C charts the fortunes of five young Marine recruits. Led by Stan Shaw, the quintet is shipped off to Vietnam. The film makes no bones about the demoralizing effect the war has on its participants, nor the pigheadedness of the military higher-ups who think only in terms of body counts and photo ops. Of the five recruits, the most memorable are Michael Lembeck as Vinnie Fazio, the resident wiseguy the same type of role played by Lembeck's dad Harvey in ...
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Stan Shaw, Andrew Stevens, Jim Canning, Michael Lembeck, Craig Wasson September 2, 2008 DVD New in new packaging. Language: English. Run time: 127 mins. Aspect ratio: 2.35: 1. ... Originally released: 1977. Read more Show Less

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Cowritten by director Sidney J. Furie, The Boys in Company C charts the fortunes of five young Marine recruits. Led by Stan Shaw, the quintet is shipped off to Vietnam. The film makes no bones about the demoralizing effect the war has on its participants, nor the pigheadedness of the military higher-ups who think only in terms of body counts and photo ops. Of the five recruits, the most memorable are Michael Lembeck as Vinnie Fazio, the resident wiseguy the same type of role played by Lembeck's dad Harvey in 1950s war films and Andrew Stevens as Billy Ray Pike, a straight-arrow type who succumbs to the lure of drugs; the others are played by Craig Wasson, James Canning, and Scott Hylands.
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Special Features

Audio commentary by Andrew Stevens; Original theatrical trailer; Photo gallery of lobby cards
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/2/2008
  • UPC: 759731411325
  • Original Release: 1977
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  • Source: Henstooth Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 2:06:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Stan Shaw Tyrone Washington
Andrew Stevens Billy Ray Pike
Jim Canning Alvin Foster
Michael Lembeck Vinnie Fazio
Craig Wasson Dave Bisbee
Scott Hylands Capt. Collins
James Whitmore Jr. Lieutenant Archer
Noble Willingham Sgt. Curry
R. Lee Ermey Sgt. Loyce
Santos Morales Sgt. Aquilla
Drew Michaels Capt. Metcalfe
Karen Hilger Betsy
Peggy O'Neal Nancy Bisbee
Vic Diaz Colonel Trang
Rick Natkin
Chuck Waters
Claude Wilson Roy Foster
Bob Mallett Hank
Frederick Matthews Corporal Spaulding
Logan Clarke Bortz
Helen McNeely Head Nurse
Ken Metcalfe Major Royal
Joe Mari Avellana Colonel Dong
Michael Cohen General Sloan
Technical Credits
Sidney J. Furie Director, Screenwriter
Tony Artieda Makeup
Jim Benson Editor
Michael Berman Editor
Raymond Chow Executive Producer
Danny Daniel Sound/Sound Designer
Godfrey A. Godar Cinematographer
Robert Lang Production Designer
Jaime Mendoza-Nava Score Composer
Andre Morgan Producer
Rick Natkin Screenwriter
Alan Pattillo Editor
Frank J. Urioste Editor
Craig Wasson Songwriter
Joseph Zucchero Production Manager
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Boys in Company C
1. Start [9:12]
2. Boot Camp [10:09]
3. War Game [12:13]
4. We're Good [11:40]
5. Convoy [11:49]
6. Happy Birthday [11:52]
7. Minefield [11:49]
8. Body Count [13:06]
9. Hit the Beach [12:10]
10. Soccer [11:51]
11. Heroes [7:50]
12. End Credits [2:10]
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Disc #1 -- The Boys in Company C
   Play Feature
   Scene Index
   Special Features
      Commentary By Andrew Stevens: On
      Commentary By Andrew Stevens: Off
      Photo Gallery of Lobby Cards
      Theatrical Trailer
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Average Rating 4.5
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    LOVE THIS MOVIE

    This is actually the first vietnam war movie made after the war ended. If you've ever seen full metal jacket, you may be amazed just how alike these two movies are, even though they were made years apart. The main difference being, I think this movie has a better story and especially, a better ENDING.
    Have been waiting for it be released on DVD. Can't wait to see it again.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    I just like this crazy Movie

    works for me.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    more from this reviewer

    a good war movie

    a good movie about a company marines following them form boot camp to Vietnam and all the bull crap from there co about body counts to playing
    soccer against the Viennese team. it is all so one of the very first movies about the vietnam war.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 7, 2009

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